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New Americas Quarterly Released: Higher Education and Competitiveness

Jul 29, 2014
Program Director Cynthia Arnson has an article on Colombia in this edition of the journal "Americas Quarterly."

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President Clinton: Recognizing the Problems and Promise of Africa

Oct 09, 2002
In this Director's Forum, President Clinton described his recent two week trip to Africa during which he visited the following five nations: Mozambique, Rwanda, Ghana, Nigeria, and South Africa.

The Genetic Age: Who Owns the Genome?

Sep 24, 2002
Do companies have the right to patent genetic discoveries? This has become one of the most controversal intellectual property issues of our time. A panel of experts debated the ethical, legal, and financial implications of gene patenting at a recent Wilson Center event.

Wilson Center, Mexican Council on Foreign Relations Launch Joint Scholars' Program on U.S.-Mexico Relations

Sep 17, 2002
WASHINGTON—The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations held a press conference today announcing their strategic alliance to launch a Joint Scholars' Program. The institutions will bring preeminent scholars to Washington to conduct research projects on U.S.-Mexico relations at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

Former President of Bolivia joins the Woodrow Wilson Center as a Public Policy Scholar

Sep 16, 2002
The Latin American Program is honored to host President Jorge Quiroga during his tenure at the Wilson Center.

The Wilson Quarterly


Kubra in her workshop. (Photo by Justin Sutcliffe/Polaris)

As the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the longest war in its history, a look at the lives changed, promises made, and ideas shaped by war in Afghanistan.


The Future of Higher Education

Mar 26, 2014Apr 02, 2014

Jeff Abernathy and Richard Morrill discuss how colleges and universities are dealing with rapidly rising costs and how the United States can still compete for students in a globalized environment.